+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2015
    Posts
    5
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0

    Default TTC & Thyroid Issues

    Hello everyone, I am new to this site as I need some support with TTC and not falling pregnant. My husband and I have been having unprotected sex for the past 5 years and have not fallen pregnant naturally so I have started seeing a specialist this year. I have never been pregnant and have had a series of tests including flushing of the fallopian tubes and it has been found that my thyroid has been low and high. I am seeing an endocrinologist on Thursday. My question is have any women had success in getting pregnant after resolving thyroid issues? Please help as this is a very sad time in my life

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Sydney, NSW
    Posts
    4,087
    Thanks
    1,466
    Thanked
    1,215
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Short answer, yes. I was found to have Hashimotos and hypothyroiditis after TTC for 10 months with a missed miscarriage thrown in there. Two months after starting on thyroxine, I fell pregnant and now have a very healthy 2.5 year old DD. There were other things I did to improve my chances but I feel that getting my thyroid under control was vital. Best of luck xx

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    859
    Thanks
    949
    Thanked
    605
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I saw a doctor before TTC and discovered I had hypothyroidism. Once my medication levels were right, I fell pregnant from our first month of TTC (but had a MMC), then fell with DS1 three or four cycles later. Two years later, I fell with DS2 first month TTC. So yes, there is definitely hope once your TSH, T3 and T4 are sorted!

    For TTC, my understanding is that it's preferable to have a TSH <1.0. It's also important to have stable TSH during the first few months of pregnancy (until the baby's thyroid states to function), so it's good to get it all under control first. Fortunately, it's generally pretty easy to treat.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2015
    Posts
    5
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0
    Thanks so much ladies. My concern is that I have never ever been pregnant so having unprotected sex for so long without falling pregnant is so deflating. Hopefully the Endocronoligist I am seeing tomorrow will be able to shed some more light on this issue. I just want a baby so bad plus my partner has children from a previous relationship so I feel so inadequate right now!


 

Similar Threads

  1. Thyroid
    By trayc in forum General Health
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 18-05-2015, 08:01
  2. Lump on neck? Thyroid issues perhaps?
    By MissMuppet in forum General Health
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 27-04-2015, 12:52

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Pebblebee
Parents spend hours looking for things they need NOW. The keys, the remote, darling daughter's treasured teddy. Stop wasting precious time looking & start finding with Bub Hub reviewed Pebblebee Smart Tag. Simply attach a Pebblebee and find it fast.
sales & new stuffsee all
True Fairies
True Fairies is the first interactive website where children can engage and speak with a real fairy through the unique webcam fairy portal. Each session is tailored to the child, and is filled with enchantment and magic.
Visit website to find out more!
featured supporter
Little Rugby NSW
Catch, weave, chase, run, but most of all have FUN! Little Rugby runs a NSW network of fun, safe and non-contact footy classes for BOYS and GIRLS aged 2yrs – 7th birthday.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!